Published DateGILMANTON — Police arrested two Dover men for drug possession after a routine traffic stop.
Sgt. Matt Currier was on routine patrol near the U.S. Post Office Tuesday morning when a car with three males passed him headed west. He said the 2001 Volvo had a broken tail light.
Currier went to the car to get the identification and registration of the driver and smelled marijuana coming from the inside of the car.
Arrested without incident was John Searon, 23, who is charged with one misdemeanor count of transporting drugs in a motor vehicle while a second passenger, a 17-year-old male was charged with possession of a controlled drug.
The third man was released.
Searon and the 17-year-old were released on personal recognizance bail.